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Man Struck By Car on Route 22 Identified


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The man killed after being struck by a car on Route 22 late Sunday has been identified as Jose L. Espiridion, of Hampton, according to township police.

The 38-year-old was struck by a vehicle on Route 22 West, near North Gaston Avenue, at about 11:55 p.m. Sunday when he was standing in the center lane of travel, police said.

Espiridion was struck by a 2015 Ford Mustang, driven by Douglas Marino, 25, of Bridgewater, according to police.

The accident is being investigated by the Bridgewater Township Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau and the Somerset County Accident Reconstruction Team. Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgewater Township Police Officer Kevin Lamey at 908-722-4111, ext. 4132.

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